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Minds Make Societies How Cognition Explains the World Humans Create
ISBN: PB: 9780300248548, ISBN: HB: 9780300223453, Yale University Press, February 2020
376 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 20 black&white illus.
"There is no good reason why human societies should not be described and explained with the same precision and success as the rest of nature". Thus argues evolutionary psychologist Pascal Boyer in this uniquely innovative book. Integrating recent in...
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Crush
ISBN: PB: 9780300246308, Yale University Press, January 2020
80 pp., 21x14 cm
Richard Siken's "Crush", selected as the 2004 winner of the Yale Younger Poets prize, is a powerful collection of poems driven by obsession and love. Siken writes with ferocity, and his reader hurtles unstoppably with him. His poetry is confessional,...
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Twilight of the Elites The Prosperous, the Periphery, and the Future of France
ISBN: PB: 9780300248425, ISBN: HB: 9780300233766, Yale University Press, January 2020
192 pp., 21.6x14 cm
Christophe Guilluy, a French geographer, makes the case that France has become an "American society" – one that is both increasingly multicultural and increasingly unequal. The divide between the global economy's winners and losers in today's France...
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Harvey Milk His Lives and Death
ISBN: PB: 9780300248555, ISBN: HB: 9780300222616, Yale University Press, November 2019
304 pp., 21x14.6 cm, 15 black&white illus.
Harvey Milk – eloquent, charismatic, and a smart-aleck – was elected to the San Francisco Board of Supervisors in 1977, but he had not even served a full year in office when he was shot by a homophobic fellow supervisor. Milk's assassination at the a...
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Princess of the Hither Isles A Black Suffragist's Story from the Jim Crow South
ISBN: HB: 9780300242607, Yale University Press, November 2019
392 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 9 black&white illus.
Born during the Civil War into a slaveholding family that included black, white, and Cherokee forebears, Adella Hunt Logan dedicated herself to advancing political and educational opportunities for the African American community. She taught at Alabam...
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When Home Won't Let You Stay Migration through Contemporary Art
ISBN: HB: 9780300247480, Yale University Press, November 2019
240 pp., 29.2x22.2 cm, 134 colour illus.
In this timely volume, artists and thinkers join in conversation around the topic of global migration, examining both its cultural impact and the culture of migration itself. Individual voices shed light on the societal transformations related to mig...
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Polygamy An Early American History
ISBN: HB: 9780300226843, Yale University Press, October 2019
416 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 28 black&white illus.
Today we tend to think of polygamy as an unnatural marital arrangement characteristic of fringe sects or uncivilized peoples. Historian Sarah Pearsall shows us that polygamy's surprising history encompasses numerous colonies, indigenous communities,...
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Literate South Reading before Emancipation
ISBN: HB: 9780300112535, Yale University Press, August 2019
280 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 30 black&white illus.
A pervasive assumption about the culture of the southern United States is that it is firmly rooted in an oral tradition, not a written one. Schweiger complicates our understanding of literacy and reading in the American South before emancipation by s...
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Mutual Accompaniment and the Creation of the Commons
ISBN: PB: 9780300236149, Yale University Press, August 2019
376 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm
This timely and pathbreaking volume maps a radical model of accompaniment, exploring its profound implications for solidarity. Psychosocial and ecological accompaniment is a mode of responsive assistance that combines psychosocial understanding with...
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Secret Poisoner A Century of Murder
ISBN: PB: 9780300250053, ISBN: HB: 9780300204735, Yale University Press, August 2019
344 pp., 19.7x12.7 cm, 32 black&white illus.
Murder by poison alarmed, enthralled, and in many ways encapsulated the Victorian age. Linda Stratmann's dark and splendid social history reveals the nineteenth century as a gruesome battleground where poisoners went head-to-head with authorities who...
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